If new Work and Pensions Secretary Stephen Crabb had any decency at all he would resign from his position as patron of the local branch of Mencap.
Ever since Crabb voted to slash benefits for many disabled people to little over £70 a week the Haverfordwest based charity, who run a once popular community garden, have faced outrage from the public over their relationship with Crabb – and with good reason. It is beyond belief that a member of a government that has so ruthlessly attacked disabled people has he gall to hide his sins beneath a charitable facade. And it is beneath contempt that he would rather see this charity destroyed then do the hornourable thing and step away.
This is sadly unsurprising however. Crabb happily referred to his own mother as welfare dependent when he gave an interview about saving her from a violent attack by his father when he was just eight years old. He has no shame in dragging his family’s traumatic past out under the public spotlight when he thinks it might win him some sympathy with voters. Even a recent re-union with his father – which conveniently took place just days after his appointment to Scretary of State – appeared to be little more than stunt to further his political aspirations. After what must have been a difficult and emotional meeting for both of them, Crabb’s first thought on leaving was to ring the Daily fucking Mail and tell them all about it.
A broad coalition has now emerged in Crabb’s home town demanding that he step down in his role as Mencap patron. He should step down as Secretary of State as well. His nasty affiliation with a ‘gay cure’ Christian cult seems to be the only sincere thing about him. We got rid of the last bastard now let’s get rid of this one. Join the fine folk of Pembrokeshire for a demonstration against Crabb this Saturday April 2nd from 11am-1pm outside his constituency office, Upper Market St, Haverfordwest, SA61 1QA.
Please share the facebook page for the event and help keep up the pressure on Pembrokeshire Mencap to get behind the people they claim to support and sack Crabb immediately. And keep up the pressure on all the other charities hiding dirty little Tory secrets as part of Operation #ToryDump
Sign the petition calling for Crabb to step down as a Mencap patron at: https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/stephen-crabb-resign-as-mencap-patron-pembs-immediately-voted-for-disabled-to-lose-ps30-a-week-esa-1
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